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Read Poems by Michael Rice

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The Last Rose

Standing proud among the thorns
tis time to go
only a memory
that slowly fades

Capture the beauty
while you can
the final act
enjoy the show

One by one
the petals fall
till there are
none at all

A gentle breeze
a kiss goodbye
takes this beauty
from my eyes.

mr 2012

Copyright © Michael Rice | Year Posted 2012


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  1. Date: 7/1/2012 1:48:00 PM

    Michael, this is just beautiful written !!! - Anne-Lise